Under the order, the vice president, speaker of the House and chief justice will receive $208,100 a year, while Cabinet secretaries get $180,100. Members of Congress and federal judges
Under the order, the salaries of Cabinet secretaries will increase to $180,100. Annual pay for members of Congress and federal judges increases to $162,100.
The executive order provides specific pay guides implementing a bill passed by Congress that authorizes an average pay increase of 3.5 percent. The administration wanted a smaller increase, proposing 1.5 percent for civilian workers and 3.5 percent for the military, but the bill adopted the principle of "pay parity" for civilian and military workers.
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